Basse•terrePronunciation: (bäs-târ'), [key]
a seaport in and the capital of St. Kitts-Nevis, in the West Indies. 15,897.
Basse-TerrePronunciation: (bäs-târ'; Fr. bäs ter'), [key]
a seaport in and the capital of Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies. 15,690.
See under Guadeloupe.
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